Sam Levinson

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Sam Levinson
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Levinson at the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con
Samuel Levinson

(1985-01-08) January 8, 1985 (age 34)
  • Actor
  • writer
  • director
Years active1992–present
Spouse(s)Ashley Lent Levinson
Parent(s)Barry Levinson

Samuel Levinson (born January 8, 1985) is an American actor, screenwriter, and director. He is the son of Diana Rhodes and writer/director/actor Barry Levinson.

He made his film debut in the 1992 film Toys, along with his brother Jack. He later appeared in such films as Bandits and What Just Happened? as Carl. In 2009, he co-starred as Peter Thompson in Stoic.[1] He won the 2011 Sundance Film Festival Waldo Salt screenwriting award for his directorial debut film, Another Happy Day.[2] He also co-wrote his father's 2017 TV movie The Wizard of Lies about Bernie Madoff. He is of Jewish descent.


Year Title Role Notes
1992 Toys War Room Player
2001 Bandits Billy Saunders
2008 What Just Happened Carl
2009 Stoic Peter Thompson
2010 Another Happy Day Screenwriter, director Directorial debut
2017 The Wizard of Lies Screenwriter
2018 Assassination Nation Screenwriter, director
2019 Euphoria Creator, executive producer, writer, director


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